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CV Families Announces
Jack Saint Clair
Food & Drinks
Asian Arts Initiative
1219 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Proceeds benefit Children's Village Kitchen Renovation. Unable to attend? You can still DONATE.
To see what's cooking in our on-site commercial kitchen and to download our Spring-Summer 2013 Menus, visit Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds.
CV Families invites the adults to enjoy an evening out:
Friday, May 10
The Trestle Inn
339 N. 11th Street
Eat, laugh, and share a good time together. Children's Village is offering child care from 6:00 pm-10:00 pm, which includes dinner and fun activities ($30/child; $50 for more than one child.) Your child must be a current or former Children's Village enrollee.
Please check with Children's Village's front desk today if you haven't already signed up. Parents cover the cost of their dinner/s, plus tax and tip.
At the April 18, 2013 School Reform Commission meeting, Children's Village Executive Director Mary Graham commented on the pending shift of Head Start slots from the School District of Philadelphia to community-based providers. A School District of Philadelphia partner for the past eight years, today Children's Village provides high-quality Head Start services Pre-K Counts programming. Read Mary Graham's Comments to the School Reform Commission.
Mary stressed the need to work together to resolve the educational funding crisis. Learn more about serving as an Early Learning Advocate.
A panel of judges --including Children's Village' s Chef Bell-- and VIP tasters "threw down" their votes for the best bites of the night!
Proceeds benefit kitchen renovations at Children's Village and
Wat Bodd Voraditth Orphanage, Thailand
High-profile chefs, friendly culinary competition, fantastic food trucks, stellar auction items--thank you for a festive evening benefiting two kitchens
in two countries!CHEFSAimee Oxley - Talula's Garden, Talula's Table
Angie Brown - Soul, Mt. Airy Cafe, Angie Brown'sChad Rosenthal - The Lucky WellChaz Brown - Cubana SocialClark Gilbert - Bisou on MainGreg Vernick- Vernick Food & DrinkMarcie Turney - Jamonera, Barbuzzo, LolitaAdam Delosso - Garces Restaurant GroupRich Landau - Vedge RestaurantSylva Senat - TashanTim Spinner - Cantina Feliz, La Calaca FelizTony Clark - Valley Forge Casino--defending his 'EATS PHILLY Throw Down' titleFood Trucks
Cow and CurdFoo Truck
GozenJust Jackie'sLocal 215Nomad Pizza
Sammy Chon'sSunflower Truck Stop
Promoting healthy bodies, healthy minds, Children's Village is taking the lead in the early learning community to improve nutrition programs.
Mary Graham and Chef Moon Krapugthong, owner of Manayunk’s Chabaa Thai and the force behind EATS Philly 2013, discuss Children's Village, the kitchen renovation and the importance of nutritious meals.
Celebrate The Week of the Young Child™ by taking action to map a brighter future for young children. President Obama recently announced the details of his budget—and his early learning initiative. Children's Village is joining with the National Women's Law Center and the Strong Start for Children -- Building America's Future campaign to thank the president.
Please join us in thanking President Obama for his early childhood education initiative. The goal is to deliver thousands of thank you notes to the White House this month.
TAKE ACTION--Send a Thank You Note to President Obama.
Famliy Arts Academy
with artists from
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Wednesday, APRIL 17
5:45 - 7:30 PM
Workshop will be hosted in English and Chinese. Dinner and child care are included.
Open to families of children currently enrolled at Children's Village.
Please sign up at the 2nd floor reception desk.
Children's Village encourages creative expression --
it's at the essence of our belief in supporting the needs
of the whole child. Marvel at children's artwork.
Visit our Art Gallery.
Reflecting our belief fostering healthy bodies, healthy minds, Children's Village is taking the lead in the early learning community to improve nutrition programs. Mary Graham, Executive Director, Children's Village, joins Diane P. Barber, Director, Pennsylvania Child Care Association (PACCA), to present a two-part webinar:
Healthy Menu Planning--Make it Nutritious AND Delicious
March 20, 2013 - Part I and April 3 - Part II 1:00- 2:30PM
DPW, Act 48 and C.E.U. credits available. To learn more about the webinar, visit PACCA.
Mary shares information about the steps involved in enhancing children's nutrition in the early care and education environment--including ideas to get started, possible pitfalls, and engaging staff along the way.
Children's Village serves more than 231,000 nutritious meals and snacks each year. In fact, plans are underway to renovate our on-site commercial kitchen to accommodate our improved nutrition program and recent enrollment growth. You can help. Please consider making a gift today. DONATE>>
Thank you PNC Celebrity Readers!
PNC Celebrity Readers, Robin Arriola, Regional Portfolio Manager, Senior Vice President, and Gary Burner, Treasury Sales Analyst, recently volunteered at Children’s Village, leading story time for preschoolers. PNC and its employees continue to impact the lives of young children and their families through PNC’s GROW UP GREAT early childhood education and school readiness program. To view more pictures, scroll down.
PNC GROW UP GREAT is a $350 million, multi-year, bilingual initiative that began in 2004 to help prepare children from birth through age five for success in school and life. To learn more, visit www.PNCGrowUpGreat.com